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Presenters

Dynamic Compression Summer School

2018 Summer School Presenters

Jon Belof

Group Leader & ASC/PEM Program Lead
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Topic: Material Kinetics at Extreme Conditions

Lorin Benedict

Staff Scientist, Deputy Group Leader of Equation of State and Materials Theory Group
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Topic: Fundamentals of Matter at Extreme Conditions

Daniel Casem

Research Scientist
Army Research Laboratory
Topic: Dynamic Compression Science: an Army Research Laboratory Perspective

Ellen Cerreta

Deputy Division Leader, Explosive Science & Shock Physics
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic: Dynamic Compression Science: a Los Alamos National Laboratory Perspective

Michael Desjarlais

Senior Scientist
Sandia National Laboratories
Topic: First-Principles Theory to Study Matter at Extremes

Thomas Duffy

Professor, Department of Geosciences
Princeton University
Topic: Shock Compression of Geological Materials: Impact Cratering, Planetary Formation, and High Pressure Phase Transitions

Rusty Gray

Laboratory Fellow
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic: Influence of Microstructure on the Shock and Spallation Response of Metals and Alloys

Yogendra Gupta

Regents Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Director and Creighton Distinguished Professor, Institute for Shock Physics
Washington State University
Topic: Introduction to Dynamic Compression Science
More information about Dr. Gupta can be found here.

Mark Herrmann

Director, National Ignition Facility
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Topic: Dynamic Compression Science: a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Perspective

Brian Jensen

Physicist / Team leader, Shock and Detonation Physics Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic: Exploring Materials at the Extreme: 70 Years of Dynamic Compression Diagnostics

Marcus Knudson

Professor and Associate Director, Institute for Shock Physics
Washington State University
Topic: Taking Materials to the Extreme: 70 Years of Dynamic Compression Drivers
More information about Dr. Knudson can be found here.

Mukul Kumar

Staff Scientist
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Topic: Microstructure, Topology, Geometry, and Architecture under Dynamic Compression

Dennis Mills

Deputy Associate Laboratory Director for Photon Sciences
Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
Topic: Introduction to X-ray Measurements

David Moore

Laboratory Fellow
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic: Dynamic Compression Induced Chemistry

G. Ravichandran

Professor, Mechanics of Materials Group
California Institute of Technology
Topic: Mechanics and Engineering Applications of Dynamic Compression

Evan Reed

Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Stanford University
Topic: Ride the Shock Wave: How an Atom Experiences a Shock Wave Revealed by Atomistic Simulations

Paulo Rigg

Manager, Dynamic Compression Sector (DCS)
Washington State University
Topic: DCS Capabilities: Drivers and Detectors
More information about Paulo Rigg can be found here.

Daniel Sinars

Senior Manager
Sandia National Laboratories
Topic: Dynamic Compression Science: a Sandia National Laboratories Perspective

Stephen Streiffer

Director, Advanced Photon Source and Associate Laboratory Director, Photon Sciences
Argonne National Laboratory
Topic: Advanced Photon Source Overview

Sally Tracy

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Geosciences
Princeton University
Topic: Phase Transitions Under Dynamic Compression